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Windows 7: USB Device Not Showing Up

31 Dec 2011   #1
dreamliner

Windows 7
 
 
USB Device Not Showing Up

Greetings, in the past when I plugin a USB device (in this case a Galaxy Tab) it would show up under my Windows Explorer. Now, for some reason it is now showing up, as if the USB device were not plugged in (see screenshot).

However I know it is plugged in; in fact, when I plug it in the 2-tone alert sounds which confirms the USB device is plugged in. It just doesn't show up in Windows Explorer so that I can move a file to it. Does anyone know how to get it to show up?




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31 Dec 2011   #2
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Have a look in Storage Management. From the picture right click "My Computer/Manage/Storage/Disk Management.

Is it in there? What does it say about the USB device?
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31 Dec 2011   #3
dreamliner

Windows 7
 
 

When I click on "Manage" I get an error message that "this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action."
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31 Dec 2011   #4
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Try to get in this way:

Control Panel/Admin Tools/Computer Management/Storage/Disk Management.
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23 Mar 2013   #5
Hobouscus

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
Common threat solvedd

Control Panel > Hardware And Sound > Device Manager > USB Section > Find Your USB > Right Click > Uninstall > Plug In USB and now it will install the software and other stuff you again and done.
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